intermitter

(redirected from intermit)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to intermit: InterMat, Internment camps

intermitter

[‚in·tər′mid·ər]
(petroleum engineering)
A device installed in a well that can be regulated to allow wide-open flow for short periods several times a day and then be shut off.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Menter, but a European-industry-sponsored trial comparing continuous and intermit tent therapy with the combined drug vs.
Insensibility, affective deficiency, follows from a particular kind of ethical-religious offense: "Run to your houses, fall upon your knees, / Pray to the gods to intermit the plague / That needs must light on this ingratitude" (I.
Analysing the data will take about two days if the software runs continuously, or up to two weeks intermit tently.
Thornhill's monarchial presence is made effective by a benevolent magistrate "who possesses the power to and the wisdom to know when to intermit the rigors of the law" (p.
Yuan et al., "Intermit tent hypoxia-induced Endothelial barrier Dysfunction require ROS-dependent MAP kinase activation," American Journal of Physiology Cell Physiology, 2014.